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Stone RuinTen IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone RuinTen IPAStone RuinTen IPA

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,503 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,503
Reviews: 718
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 207
Gots: 512 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
We first released this decidedly indelicate beer in 2012, as Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our belovedly bitter Stone Ruination IPA. Stone RuinTen IPA uses the same recklessly hoppy recipe as the 2012 release; only the name has changed, as we plan to unleash this belligerently delicious hop monster upon the public annually from now on. We packed a whopping five pounds of hops into each barrel, and cranked up the ABV to stand up to the hop onslaught. The results are glorious, and we know you'll rejoice in tasting this audacious gem of hoppy splendor once again. You're welcome.

(Beer added by: ehammond1 on 06-14-2012)
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

06-22-2013 23:29:25 | More by dailyminefield
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itsthepleats

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-22-2013 23:15:31 | More by itsthepleats
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klythjohan

Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev 0%

A: Pours a clear dark orange, frothy off-white head that lingers a bit.

S: Citrus orange notes with a good bit of grassy/piney tones. A bit light as compared to others of this variety.

T: Pine resin is the clear forward flavor, but lends to some citrusy notes with a touch of caramel. Brings a nice balance to the flavor of this beer, much different than what I was expecting.

M: Nice body, moderately carbonated. Hops do a nice job of hiding the alcohol.

O: Very solid brew, well-balanced and much more complex than the Ruination. Personally I still prefer Enjoy By but this is still a must try!

06-22-2013 23:09:27 | More by klythjohan
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mc4z

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-22-2013 22:52:26 | More by mc4z
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cfh64

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-22-2013 22:27:54 | More by cfh64
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whiterapid

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

06-22-2013 22:11:50 | More by whiterapid
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Skott1123

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16%

06-22-2013 21:12:12 | More by Skott1123
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cfleming

California

5/5  rDev +16%

06-22-2013 21:12:06 | More by cfleming
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GuzzLah

Illinois

4.19/5  rDev -2.8%

Less than a month old.

A - pours a clear orange with a short, ephemeral head. Light lace. Minimal bubbles.

S - orange, pine, over-ripened mango and a fairly robust caramel malt note for the style. The intensity is surprisingly not as intense as Enjoy By, Pliny and several others.

T - follows the aroma and adds a touch of dry pineapple.

M - medium body. Assertive, but smooth bitterness with a spicy quality that lingers for a while, but doesn't ruin your day.

O - I like it quite a bit better than Ruination, but not as much as Enjoy By. Still a very good DIPA with a smooth, high ABV.

06-22-2013 20:59:30 | More by GuzzLah
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markhobbs1

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

06-22-2013 20:53:28 | More by markhobbs1
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scot959

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

06-22-2013 19:54:31 | More by scot959
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Beerbuddy21

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

06-22-2013 18:55:31 | More by Beerbuddy21
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lsummers

California

4.31/5  rDev 0%

Pours from cask a great bright orange. Supersaturated and cloudy, can't see through this ipa at all. Off white frothy one finger head that stays.

Smells of fresh orange zest with some mango and grapefruit. Grassy slightly piny hop notes.

Tastes of some great malty sweetness up front. Warming alcohol and fruity esters. Tons of mango, orange, and grapefruit. Bitterness is quite mild at first but comes through towards the end. There's that grassy, pine hop bite but it blends well with the resinous, sticky quality of this beer. I can't say its perfectly balanced but that's a good thing for this beer. It stands out to me mostly because of the diverse flavors throughout the taste. I was wondering why it had the amount of alcohol notes coming through and realized this is almost an 11% beer.

Mouthfeel is very creamy, sticky, and round. This on cask makes it feel like a beer worth savoring.

Overall, it's a fantastic ipa that's very different from all others in its class. Refreshing, diverse, and interesting. This could be one of the best beers I've had if it weren't for the amount of alcohol notes. But, it's still up there.

06-22-2013 18:14:25 | More by lsummers
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KCAS81

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -13%

06-22-2013 17:48:22 | More by KCAS81
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bootdown21

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -13%

06-22-2013 16:36:03 | More by bootdown21
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JxExM

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2013 16:18:32 | More by JxExM
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KevT

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2013 15:56:42 | More by KevT
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themind

New Jersey

3.86/5  rDev -10.4%

This is a quality brew! to me this beer is less bitter then the original yet has a larger hop blast. The brew is very drinkable even at the high ABV. The aroma was hoppy and the carbonation was crisp. If you like Ruination you will really enjoy this one. A quality brew from a quality brewer.

Bottom Line: Palate wrecking hop blast!

06-22-2013 11:52:22 | More by themind
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Grant35

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

06-22-2013 07:31:35 | More by Grant35
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

06-22-2013 07:30:14 | More by JMurphy41
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

06-22-2013 06:14:03 | More by ohiobeer29
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jplopez21

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2013 05:18:27 | More by jplopez21
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2013 05:00:31 | More by hollywood_15063
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irs

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

06-22-2013 04:58:52 | More by irs
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artoolemomo

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2013 04:23:45 | More by artoolemomo
Stone RuinTen IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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